Meet Our Team
Workforce Development Coordinator
Jessalin oversees the Greens Do Good Workforce Development program for teens and young adults with autism, training individuals in sustainable agriculture and all facets of hydroponic farming. She works closely with transition coordinators, special education/services directors, school districts, private institutions, and volunteers so that teens and adults can develop the tools needed for their success. Jessalin joined Greens Do Good as farm manager in 2017. In this role, she also developed and led our internship program with Ramapo College. Earlier in her career, she was a lead instructor at REED Academy, a non-profit school for individuals with autism.
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Matt manages daily farm operations including crop growth, seed selection, and systems maintenance. He also works closely with our Workforce Development team to ensure all participants’ activities are aligned with the farm’s needs. A graduate from Ramapo College of New Jersey with a degree in Environmental Studies, Matt has always had an interest in sustainability and the outdoors. His passion drove him to start an internship with Greens Do Good in 2019, where he was later named Farm Technician.
Jen has worked with the REED organization since 2012 in communications, marketing, and state legislation. A key member of the Greens Do Good launch team, she currently oversees the operations of the farm, and works closely with our many community partners.
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Lisa joined the REED team in 2011 and was instrumental in helping to launch Greens Do Good. At the farm, Lisa oversees all sales processes and customer relations. With an extensive background in fundraising and development, Lisa brings years of experience in retail and wholesale sales.
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Director of Employment Programs
Kristina is responsible for creating partnerships and opportunities for paid employment in agriculture and environmentally sustainable organizations. She also provides behavioral support and oversight to the Workforce Development program at Greens Do Good. She works with the farm management and operations teams to help Greens Do Good interns build critical vocational skills and facilitate the transition to paid employment. Kristina has worked with REED Autism Services since 2011 and has held a variety of roles within the organization. Her experience working with individuals with autism spans from early childhood through adulthood.
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Finnigan Ban, Assistant Coordinator
Tyler Hall, Farm Tech
Jack DeSavino, Farm Tech
Nick Sangastiano, Farm Tech